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    Retail inflation rises to 6.95% in March against 6.07% in February

    Business | April 12, 2022 19:20 IST

    The inflation in the food basket was 7.68 per cent in March, up from 5.85 per cent in the preceding month.

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    Retail inflation rises to 5.52 per cent in March on account of higher food prices

    Business | April 12, 2021 19:10 IST

    This inflation was mainly on account of higher food prices. The consumer price index (CPI) based on retail inflation stood at 5.03 per cent in February.

  • RBI likely to go for inter-meeting cut of 25-40 basis points: Report

    RBI likely to go for inter-meeting cut of 25-40 basis points: Report

    Business | March 12, 2020 18:44 IST

    With heightened risk of deterioration in global growth, the RBI is likely to go for an inter-meeting repo rate cut of 25-40 basis points, says a report. On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. 

  • Veg thalis affordability improves 29%; non-veg by 18% during 2006-07 to 2019-20: Economic Survey

    Veg thalis affordability improves 29%; non-veg by 18% during 2006-07 to 2019-20: Economic Survey

    Business | January 31, 2020 14:37 IST

    Dedicating a full chapter on "Through 'Thalinomics -- The Economics of a Plate of Food in India", the survey tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman analysed data from the Consumer Price Index for industrial workers for around 80 centres in 25 states/Union Territories from April 2006 to October 2019 to arrive at the cost of a 'thali'.

  • Retail inflation shoots up to over 3-year high of 5.54% in November

    Retail inflation shoots up to over 3-year high of 5.54% in November

    Business | December 12, 2019 18:21 IST

    The previous high of CPI was 6.07 in July 2016. The Reserve Bank of India has been mandated by the government to contain inflation in the range of 4 per cent, with a margin of 2 per cent on either side.

  • Pakistan inflation surges to nine-year high

    Pakistan inflation surges to nine-year high

    World | December 05, 2019 11:12 IST

    The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported on Wednesday that inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), edged up by 1.3 per cent over the previous month after the PBS revised its calculation methodology by setting the new base year 2015-16 instead of the previous 2007-08 financial year.  

  • Retail inflation jumps to 4.62 per cent in October

    Retail inflation jumps to 4.62 per cent in October

    Business | November 13, 2019 18:44 IST

    The inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 3.99 per cent in September and 3.38 per cent in October 2018. The inflation in the food basket spiked to 7.89 per cent in October 2019 as against 5.11 per cent the preceding month

  • Consumer Price Index for September stands at 3.99%

    Retail inflation spikes to 3.99% in September

    Business | October 14, 2019 18:51 IST

    India's Consumer Price Index (CPI) for September stands at 3.99 per cent as compared to 3.21 per cent in August. September's CPI Food price inflation is 5.11% vs 2.99% in August. Fuel, Light inflation is at -2.18% vs -7.1% in August. Clothing and Footwear Inflation stands at 0.96% vs 1.23% in August. August Consumer Price Index (CPI) has been revised to 3.28% vs 3.21%.

  • TV makers hail scrapping of duty on open cell panel, mfg cost to go down by 3pc

    TV makers hail scrapping of duty on open cell panel

    Business | September 18, 2019 15:25 IST

    In a late night notification on Tuesday, the finance ministry said "open cell, (15.6 inch and above), for use in the manufacture of Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) and Light Emitting Diode (LED) TV panel", would attract nil duty.  

  • retail inflation eases to 4 month low at 4.87 in april

    Retail inflation eases to 4-month low at 4.87% in April

    May 12, 2015 18:58 IST

    New Delhi: Retail inflation in April softened further and fell to a four-month low of 4.87 per cent as prices of food items, vegetables and fruits turned cheaper. The retail inflation measured on the basis

  • retail inflation drops to 3 mth low of 5.17 in march

    Retail inflation drops to 3-mth low of 5.17% in March

    April 13, 2015 20:07 IST

    New Delhi: Easing of food prices, mainly milk and vegetables, pulled down the March retail inflation to 3-month low of 5.17 per cent.The retail inflation as measured by Consumer Price Index was 5.37 per cent

  • retail inflation edges up to 5.37 in february

    Retail inflation edges up to 5.37% in February

    March 12, 2015 19:53 IST

    New Delhi: The retail inflation rose to 5.37 per cent in February on higher prices of food items, including vegetables and beverages.The consumer price based retail inflation (consumer price index or CPI) for February is

  • retail inflation rises to 5.11 per cent in jan on costlier

    Retail inflation rises to 5.11 per cent in Jan on costlier food

    February 12, 2015 18:55 IST

    New Delhi: Retail inflation moved up to 5.11 per cent in January month-on-month, measured on a new base year 2012, mainly due to dearer food items including fruits and vegetables.In December, retail inflation based on

  • government efforts brought down inflation arun jaitley

    Government efforts brought down inflation: Arun Jaitley

    Politics | October 15, 2014 7:18 IST

    New Delhi: Attributing the fall in inflation to initiatives taken by the government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley exuded confidence that the country is on the way to achieve a low and stable price regime."It is

  • inflation drops to five year low of 2.38 in september

    Inflation drops to five-year low of 2.38 % in September

    October 14, 2014 22:40 IST

    New Delhi: Softening food prices pulled down the wholesale price inflation to near five year low of 2.38 per cent, creating headroom for the Reserve Bank to cut interest rate to boost demand and push

  • september retail inflation at 6.46 pc lowest since january

    September retail inflation at 6.46 pc, lowest since January 2012

    October 14, 2014 6:59 IST

    New Delhi: Bringing good news to the common man ahead of Diwali, the retail inflation dropped to 6.46 per cent in September on falling prices of fruits and vegetables, the lowest since India started computing

  • need to break back of inflation says rbi governor raghuram

    Need to break back of inflation, says RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

    September 26, 2014 7:44 IST

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that there was a need to ‘break the back' of inflation which remains high and controlling it would make the apex bank's position more

  • april wpi inflation at 2 month low of 5.20

    April WPI inflation at 2 month low of 5.20%

    May 15, 2014 14:25 IST

    New Delhi: The Wholesale prices-based inflation in April slowed to a two-month low of 5.20 per cent , helped by a moderation in food and fuel costs. The reading for February WPI inflation was revised

  • fiis reduce stakes in banks in july sept qtr

    FIIs reduce stakes in banks in July-Sept qtr

    October 16, 2013 23:59 IST

    Mumbai:  Concerns over inflation, hardening interest rates and asset quality have prompted FIIs to cut exposure in banking stocks such as ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and SBI in the July-September quarter, say analysts.In the banking